I am an associate chemistry professor at UMHB. I teach analytical chemistry courses and conduct research with undergraduates on the investigation of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions of alternative fuels.

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Chemistry Graduate School Application Checklist

At least a year before you submit your graduate school applications, you should start researching schools and building a checklist. Below are a few things to keep in mind. 1. Conduct Web Search to Find the Right Graduate School The majority of graduate school departments have extensive websites of their graduate programs. You can also...
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5 Household Experiments for Kids

Alka-Seltzer Rockets Ever wanted to hold a rocket in your hand? Well, now you can! These powerful rockets are powered by a reaction of Alka-Seltzer and water that produces gas (carbon dioxide). The gas expands and the rocket lifts off! Carbon dioxide is what is used to keep your sodas fizzy. Materials Needed: Safety goggles...
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